Easy in the Islands: Stories

Title

Easy in the Islands: Stories

Authors

Bob Shacochis

Files

Document Type

Book

Description

A calypso singer named Lord Short Shoe consorts with a vampish black singer to bilk an American out of his pride and his only companion-a monkey. An entire island bureaucracy casually confounds the attempts of Tillman, a hotel owner, in his attempt to get his dead mother out of the freezer and into a real grave; stymied, he resorts to a highly unusual form of burial. Two poor islanders stumble into a high-class dance party one night and find themselves caught up in a violent encounter that just might escalate into revolution. And a young woman sails off into the romantic tropics with the man of her dreams, only to learn the hard way - as Eve did - that paradise is just another place to leave behind.

Publication Date

1985

Publisher

Crown Publishers

City

New York

State

NY

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | Fiction | History

Easy in the Islands: Stories

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